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COVID Money Tracker Insights

Each week, we update our COVID Money Tracker tool with the latest commitments and disbursals from the federal response to the novel coronavirus...

Opportunities for Bipartisanship in a Divided Government

In 2021, the United States is likely to operate with divided or near-divided government. Democrats are slated to control the White House and the...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Updated 11/10/2020: In preparation for end-of-the-year negotiations with the House, the Senate Appropriations Committee released all 12 of its...

CBO Confirms Debt Exceeded 100% of GDP for FY 2020

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office today released an end-of-year summary report for fiscal year 2020 , which confirms that the...
Nov 3, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Maya MacGuineas and Mike Murphy: Polarization has put America's democracy in peril. But on this Election Day, there are reasons to be hopeful that the US can heal.

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Mike Murphy is director of the Committee's FixUS initiative. They...

GAO: Fiscal Targets Can Assist Deficit Reduction

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report , The Nation’s Fiscal Health: Effective Use of Fiscal Rules and Targets ...

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The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public on issues with significant fiscal policy impact.

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